Sometimes they went in small bands among the fields of the other villagers and cudgeled any solitary worker they found.
Mullen, batting for Pipp, cudgeled the ball to left, and Baker and Gedeon counted.
There was something familiar about him and Bert cudgeled his brains to remember where he had met him.
He cudgeled his brains as to what answer he could make to the Emperor.
The Berserkers' brides I on Læsso cudgeled; they the worst had perpetrated, the whole people, had seduced.
He cudgeled his brains to invent some reasonable excuse for bidding her farewell.
Felix cudgeled his brains, endeavoring to recall anything he had ever heard or read covering this strange ground.
Why should I cudgel my brains with your new music when I have cudgeled them cruelly with the old?
I slackened my pace, and cudgeled my brain, as the saying is, for some moments.
In vain Jack cudgeled his brains for a solution to the mystery.
Old English cycgel "club with rounded head;" perhaps from PIE root *geu- "to curve, bend."
"to beat with a cudgel," 1590s, from cudgel (n.). Related: Cudgeled; cudgeling.